Verboticism: Thazhoozwork

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Conveniolesce

Created by: Trivigo

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Sentence: I knew that the sore ankle would give the chance to conveniolesce Saturday instead of mowing the lawn.

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Deplayda

Created by: kostik

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Chorelera

Created by: Wanax

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Assistitis

Created by: emrldctygrrl

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Choronary

gorillo

Created by: gorillo

Pronunciation: Chore-o-nary

Sentence: Bob had a choronary when I asked him to take out the trash.

Etymology: chore+coronary

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Malaze

Created by: neruka

Pronunciation: Muh-laze

Sentence: The quick, brown fox jumped over the malazin' dog

Etymology: Malaise + Laze

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Hyperdutyitis

Created by: wordbird

Pronunciation: hi-per-do-tee-i-tis

Sentence: His work gland became inflamed when she mentioned cleaning the garage, causing a near fatal case of hyperdutyitis.

Etymology: hyper-overreaction; duty-duh!; itis-disease

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Workaphobia

Created by: kckflpsk8r91

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Sentence: I have such a terrible case of workaphobia that I once told my boss my entire family died to miss work.

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Workolepsy

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: wərkəlepsē

Sentence: Whenever the subject of chores comes up Ralph develops a strange condition where he instantly nods off. He has tried his protest that it is a medical condition called workolepsy. The only problem is that every time he makes an effort to explain, he dozes off.

Etymology: work (activity involving mental or physical effort) + Narcolepsy (a condition characterized by an extreme tendency to fall asleep whenever in relaxing surroundings)

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:) - galwaywegian, 2010-12-07: 09:57:00

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Laborophobia

Created by: johnnyrockett

Pronunciation: Lay-boar-o-fo-bee-a

Sentence: The moment he heard the vacuum cleaner, he felt laborophobic.

Etymology: Combination of Labor (work) and phobia (an unrealistic fear.)

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